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St. Charles County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 390,918 (94% urban, 6% rural); it was 283,883 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 87,270
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 20,949
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 83,347
Renter-occupied apartments: 26,055 (it was 18,316 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

31%

Land area: 560 sq. mi.

Water area: 31.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 698 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in St. Charles County: 90.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.2%), Educational, health and social services (16.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.7%), Manufacturing (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 19%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in St. Charles County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (87.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.2%)
  • Asian alone (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years
Males: 191,755  (49.1%)
Females: 199,163  (50.9%)
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St. Charles County,MO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
St. Charles County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $80,644 ($57,258 in 1999)

This county:

$80,644
Missouri:

$51,746

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $865 (lower quartile is $701, upper quartile is $1,109)
This county:

$865
State:

$606


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $210,600 (it was $122,600 in 2000)
St. Charles:

$210,600
Missouri:

$151,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $158,400 - $281,000

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $252,105
Here:

$252,105
State:

$199,711

Townhouses or other attached units: $162,065
Here:

$162,065
State:

$185,692

In 2-unit structures: $179,270
Here:

$179,270
State:

$123,941

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $129,092
Here:

$129,092
State:

$163,521

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $88,896
Here:

$88,896
State:

$194,576

Mobile homes: $55,013
Here:

$55,013
State:

$92,392
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,509
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $515

Institutionalized population: 1,621

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 15
  • Assaults: 199
  • Burglaries: 342
  • Thefts: 1143
  • Auto thefts: 108

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 13
  • Assaults: 194
  • Burglaries: 303
  • Thefts: 1112
  • Auto thefts: 84
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 2963 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2001: 3202 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2004: 4121 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2005: 3589 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2006: 2758 buildings, average cost: $195,500
  • 2007: 2296 buildings, average cost: $208,700
  • 2008: 1153 buildings, average cost: $206,900
  • 2009: 1194 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2010: 1300 buildings, average cost: $170,100
  • 2011: 939 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2012: 1378 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2013: 1863 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2014: 1780 buildings, average cost: $239,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,666 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,470 (1.3%)

St. Charles County household income distribution in 2009 St. Charles County home values distribution St. Charles County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.9%
St. Charles County:

4.9%
Missouri:

14.0%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.7% for Black residents, 16.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents, 14.2% for other race residents, 10.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.0 years old
(Males: 37.2 years old, Females: 39.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.6 years old, Black residents: 36.1 years old, American Indian residents: 31.5 years old, Asian residents: 34.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.6 years old, Other race residents: 13.4 years old)

Area name: St. Louis, MO-IL HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in St. Charles County is $526 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $654 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $842 a month.

Cities in this county include: St. Charles, St. Peters, O'Fallon, Lake St. Louis, Wentzville, Weldon Spring, Dardenne Prairie, Cottleville, St. Paul, West Alton.

St. Charles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2012 air pollution in St. Charles County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.036 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Boone County, Kentucky , Charles County, Maryland , Henry County , Pitkin County, Colorado , Saguache County, Colorado .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 15,745
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 39.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 16,542 (46.4% naturalized citizens)

St. Charles County:

4.2%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 4,188
  • 2000 to 2009: 4,627
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,436
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,125
  • 1970 to 1979: 863
  • Before 1970: 1,613
Note: State values scaled to St. Charles County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 47.0%

St. Charles County marital status for males St. Charles County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 115,825
  • One, attached: 10,626
  • Two: 1,760
  • 3 or 4: 3,501
  • 5 to 9: 3,325
  • 10 to 19: 7,069
  • 20 to 49: 3,322
  • 50 or more: 2,330
  • Mobile homes: 3,931
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 61

Housing units in St. Charles County with a mortgage: 85,577 (2,473 second mortgage, 8,982 home equity loan, 350 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 31,726

Here:

73.3% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. Charles County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic85,53620
Evangelical Protestant72,210141
Mainline Protestant24,41238
Other3,92922
Black Protestant4063
None173,992-
St. Charles County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 35
St. Charles County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 103
St. Charles County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 241
This county:

7.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
St. Charles County:

8.0%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
St. Charles County:

28.0%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in St. Charles County:

Average size of farms: 250 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $45,518
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $214.55
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.21%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 20.05%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $37,253
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 67.85%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $66,429
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 79.30%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.54
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 9.92%
Corn for grain: 42189 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5838 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 65327 harvested acres
Vegetables: 54 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 321 acres

Earthquake activity:

St. Charles County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 151.2 miles away from St. Charles County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 127.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 149.2 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 160.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 165.2 miles away from St. Charles County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 153.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4250: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4250, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3374: January 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 3374, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind

The number of natural disasters in St. Charles County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • India (17%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. Charles County (%):

  • German (29%)
  • American (13%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Polish (2%)

St. Charles County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 124,859 (80.7%)
  • Carpooled: 12,943 (8.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 112 (0.1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 62 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 559 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 205 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 927 (0.6%)
  • Worked at home: 15,076 (9.7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in St. Charles County, Missouri in 2000:

  • 1,669 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 983 people in nursing homes
  • 319 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 232 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 171 people in religious group quarters
  • 132 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 119 people in other group homes
  • 84 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 61 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in St. Charles County, Missouri in 2010:

  • 3,316 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,201 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 358 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 196 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 190 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 68 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 27 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $69,820.

5.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,239 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Missouri average:

6.69%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($487 average AGI)
St. Charles County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.04%

3.95% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($29,779 average AGI)
1.87% relocated from other states ($18,973 average AGI)
St. Charles County:

1.87%
Missouri average:

2.54%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Louis County, MO  2.36% ($48,197 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, MO  0.33% ($34,547)
from St. Louis city, MO  0.29% ($43,464)
from Warren County, MO  0.21% ($37,230)
from Jefferson County, MO  0.13% ($41,559)
from Madison County, IL  0.11% ($36,876)
from Boone County, MO  0.08% ($37,486)


5.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Missouri average:

6.91%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($334 average AGI)
St. Charles County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.05%

3.35% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($23,476 average AGI)
2.16% relocated to other states ($27,263 average AGI)
St. Charles County:

2.16%
Missouri average:

2.76%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Louis County, MO  1.66% ($40,563 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, MO  0.37% ($36,983)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.32% ($33,717)
to Warren County, MO  0.23% ($36,741)
to Jefferson County, MO  0.13% ($35,451)
to Boone County, MO  0.09% ($31,040)
to Franklin County, MO  0.07% ($48,520)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in St. Charles County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.3

Deaths per 1000 population in St. Charles County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 3.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in St. Charles County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Charles County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Charles County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 40,254 (34,541 aged, 5,713 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 6,710 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in St. Charles County, Missouri in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (3,285)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,617)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (2,061)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,469)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,246)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (828)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (763)
  • Unspecified fall (748)
  • Congestive heart failure (690)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (655)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 4%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.25
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,195
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 163
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31,804

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,409
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 562
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 85

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 19.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 12.9
  • Other - 6.4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 93.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 46.9
  • Poisoning - 26.7
  • Suffocation - 16.1
  • Other - 3.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 390,918
  • In family households: 336,874 (54,940 male householders, 51,206 female householders)
    86,349 spouses, 121,548 children (113,561 natural, 3,139 adopted, 4,848 stepchildren), 5,437 grandchildren, 2,557 brothers or sisters, 2,945 parents, 4,726 other relatives, 7,166 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 45,945 (16,707 male householders (12,630 living alone)), 20,299 female householders (17,266 living alone)), 8,939 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 8,099

Size of family households: 43,291 2-persons, 23,304 3-persons, 25,058 4-persons, 9,607 5-persons, 3,365 6-persons, 1,521 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 29,896 1-person, 5,858 2-persons, 974 3-persons, 278 4-persons.

70,692 married couples with children.
16,644 single-parent households (3,981 men, 12,663 women).

93.4% of residents of St. Charles speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,288,861,000 ($4,018 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $343,715,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $591,658,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $191,743,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,291,000
Federal grants: $120,461,000
Federal procurement contracts: $323,272,000 ($304,704,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $57,435,000 ($7,447,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $134,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $307,845,000
Federal Government insurance: $217,043,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 22,762
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 9,379
Here:

28 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,184
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +32,077
Here:

+97 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in St. Charles County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 20.14 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 3,311
  • 2010 to 2013: 7,835
  • 2000 to 2009: 37,994
  • 1990 to 1999: 32,913
  • 1980 to 1989: 27,953
  • 1970 to 1979: 19,088
  • 1960 to 1969: 11,585
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,280
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,208
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,583
Note: State values scaled to St. Charles population
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Charles County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to St. Charles County population
  • 1 room: 60
  • 2 rooms: 10
  • 3 rooms: 1,290
  • 4 rooms: 6,685
  • 5 rooms: 19,217
  • 6 rooms: 22,677
  • 7 rooms: 20,058
  • 8 rooms: 18,062
  • 9+ rooms: 29,244
  • 1 room: 194
  • 2 rooms: 754
  • 3 rooms: 4,196
  • 4 rooms: 6,320
  • 5 rooms: 6,821
  • 6 rooms: 3,634
  • 7 rooms: 1,590
  • 8 rooms: 1,562
  • 9+ rooms: 778
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Charles County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to St. Charles County population
  • no bedroom: 60
  • 1 bedroom: 812
  • 2 bedrooms: 12,041
  • 3 bedrooms: 57,729
  • 4 bedrooms: 39,388
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7,273
  • no bedroom: 326
  • 1 bedroom: 5,064
  • 2 bedrooms: 11,173
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,049
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,977
  • 5+ bedrooms: 260
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Charles County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to St. Charles County population
  • no vehicle: 1,066
  • 1 vehicle: 23,601
  • 2 vehicles: 54,512
  • 3 vehicles: 25,658
  • 4 vehicles: 8,575
  • 5+ vehicles: 3,891
  • no vehicle: 1,553
  • 1 vehicle: 12,792
  • 2 vehicles: 8,240
  • 3 vehicles: 3,025
  • 4 vehicles: 69
  • 5+ vehicles: 170

90% of St. Charles County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Missouri.

St. Charles County:

90.2%
State average:

84.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 272,787
  • Other state: 99,071
  • Northeast: 10,163
  • Midwest: 52,306
  • South: 24,390
  • West: 12,212

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Charles County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (76.7%)
  • Electricity (18.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.6%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)
  • Coal or coke (0.1%)
  • Electricity (59.8%)
  • Utility gas (38.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6,511
Here:

15.5%
Missouri:

12.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,789
Here:

13.6%
Missouri:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10,447
Here:

48.5%
Missouri:

24.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

St. Charles County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $191,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $28,256,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,261,000
    Police Protection: $1,566,000
    General - Other: $1,109,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $17,648,000
    Police Protection: $14,730,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,019,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,871,000
    General - Other: $6,817,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,205,000
    Financial Administration: $6,171,000
    Health - Other: $4,638,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,529,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,059,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,199,000
    Housing and Community Development: $562,000
    Water Utilities: $521,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $519,000
    Air Transportation: $219,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,931,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,467,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,489,000
    Police Protection: $407,000
    Financial Administration: $186,000
    Central Staff Services: $182,000
    General Public Building: $85,000
    Health - Other: $76,000
    Water Utilities: $58,000
    Correctional Institutions: $49,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000
    Air Transportation: $5,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,250,000

St. Charles County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $14,144,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,829,000
    Air Transportation: $267,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,550,000
    All Other: $3,671,000
    Health and Hospitals: $805,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,922,000
    Highways: $712,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,994,000
    Sale of Property: $1,585,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $574,000
    Special Assessments: $415,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $576,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,101,000
    Highways: $4,418,000
    Health and Hospitals: $281,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $68,697,000
    Property: $16,961,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,849,000
    Other License: $1,228,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $315,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $257,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $187,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $79,000

St. Charles County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,556,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,323,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,297,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,064,000

St. Charles County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,184,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,090,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,379,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,836
  • Number of aged recipients: 179
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,657
  • Number of recipients under 18: 378
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,182
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 276
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 613
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 803
St. Charles County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

St. Charles County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 56 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,469$160,1142,412$171,65516,665$178,204349$83,46110$1,666,600506$129,21742$51,214
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED123$161,862163$165,4481,234$182,44389$41,5733$586,66731$118,12934$43,647
APPLICATIONS DENIED221$146,480270$143,7703,355$192,609337$32,6021$149,000132$141,35666$42,152
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN233$155,820233$179,6142,635$182,72184$60,8330$065$131,6152$40,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS23$160,04333$143,424633$190,00915$82,0000$015$113,5334$35,500
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 56 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED520$205,963744$206,8552$159,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED148$216,764246$209,8863$231,3331$106,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED67$215,418180$222,2391$270,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN46$222,56585$211,2822$258,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$199,00022$193,7270$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in St. Charles County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John81374.7 years
Mary80078.6 years
William73674.5 years
Robert59670.9 years
James54269.8 years
Charles46874.3 years
Dorothy44478.0 years
Joseph38375.8 years
Helen38181.3 years
George33975.9 years
Most common last names in St. Charles County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith24674.6 years
Johnson16473.9 years
Williams16172.1 years
Brown14974.0 years
Meyer12778.5 years
Miller12675.1 years
Davis12171.5 years
Jones11672.6 years
Schneider10678.6 years
Wilson9375.7 years
Businesses in St. Charles County, MO
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Lane Bryant1
7-Eleven3Lane Furniture2
ALDI3LensCrafters2
AT&T8Little Caesars Pizza6
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts4Lowe's4
Aeropostale2Macy's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott3
Ann Taylor2Marshalls1
Applebee's4MasterBrand Cabinets20
Arby's9Maurices2
Ashley Furniture1Mazda1
AutoZone9McDonald's22
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse2
Barnes & Noble1Motel 62
Baskin-Robbins1Motherhood Maternity4
Bath & Body Works2New Balance7
Bed Bath & Beyond2New York & Co2
Best Western1Nike25
Blockbuster8Nissan1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Office Depot1
Burger King7OfficeMax4
Cache1Old Navy1
Casual Male XL1Olive Garden2
Catherines1Outback2
Charlotte Russe1Outback Steakhouse2
Chevrolet3Pac Sun1
Chico's1Panda Express1
Chipotle1Panera Bread6
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza5
Church's Chicken1Payless6
Circle K12Penske2
Cold Stone Creamery1PetSmart3
Coldwater Creek1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut8
Comfort Suites1Plato's Closet1
Costco1Popeyes2
Cracker Barrel2Qdoba Mexican Grill4
Cricket Wireless2Quality1
Curves5Quiznos4
DHL4RadioShack6
Dairy Queen10Red Lobster1
Days Inn2Red Robin3
Deb1Red Roof Inn1
Decora Cabinetry7Ruby Tuesday3
Dennys3Rue211
Domino's Pizza6SONIC Drive-In7
DressBarn3Sam's Club1
Dressbarn3Sears5
Express1Shoe Carnival1
Famous Footwear5Sleep Inn1
Fashion Bug2Soma Intimates1
FedEx42Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel8
Firestone Complete Auto Care6Starbucks9
Foot Locker1Steak 'n Shake7
Ford2Subaru1
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Subway22
GNC6Super 82
GameStop8T-Mobile16
Goodwill1T.G.I. Driday's1
Gymboree2T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block11Taco Bell14
Hardee's5Talbots1
Hilton1Target5
Hobby Lobby1The Limited1
Holiday Inn3Toyota1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us2
Home Depot4True Value3
HomeTown Buffet1U-Haul13
Honda2U.S. Cellular6
Hot Topic1UPS46
Hyundai2Value City Furniture1
IHOP3Vans1
InTown Suites1Verizon Wireless4
JCPenney2Victoria's Secret2
Jack In The Box1Volkswagen1
JoS. A. Bank1Waffle House4
Jones New York6Walgreens21
Journeys1Walmart5
Justice2Wendy's8
KFC5Wet Seal1
Kmart1White Castle6
Knights Inn1Wingate1
Kohl's3YMCA3
La-Z-Boy1

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  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"